The Lake District Rock Climbing
View from Helvellyn across the Thirlmere Lake Towa...
Some of the earliest climbing done in England was done here in the Lake District. The scenery around The Lakes attracts many tourists from all over which make the roads a very busy in the summer. Once you park up and head to the crag youll be able to enjoy the scenery with fellow climbers and hikers. There are many fine cliffs in The Lakes, with many of them offering high quality multi pitch routes.
Head North on the M6 towards Kendal. Turn left at Kendal and follow the traffic into the Lake District National Park.
Weather station 9.2 miles from here
69 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',27],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Lake District
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Lake District:
Featured Route For The Lake District
Central Buttress. 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Scafell
One of the Lake Districts most famous climbs,well ahead of its time . It was not until 1956 with the ascent of Post Mortem in Borrowdale that a new era in grades was seen in the Lake District. Located on Scafell Crag.Starts right of a short rocky step in the path below the crag,about 30' left of the chimney of Moss Gill. P1)Ascend a narrow ramp leftwards to a belay.50'5.6.P2)Climb up and traverse to a crack which leads to the left end of a large ledge. Mo...[more] Browse More Classics in International